Monday, February 11, 2013
Pope Benedict XVI's resignation inspired response by a Seton Hall faculty member who is also a priest
In response to Monday's announcement that Pope Benedict XVI would resign at the end of February, Msgr. John A. Radano, of Seton Hall University's School of Theology made a statement expressing both surprise and gratitude: Pope Benedict XVI’s Resignation: an initial reaction The news of Pope Benedict XVI’s resignation came as a surprise. The first reaction to this announcement is to express a word of deep gratitude to the Holy Father for his eight years of service to the Catholic Church as Bishop of Rome. He brought to that work his great expertise as a theologian, his deep concern for the pastoral needs of people, and a sense of ecumenical responsibility for seeking the unity of divided Christians, and building bridges of understanding …
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Jennifer Egan will be featured author at Poetry-In-The-Round on Jan. 23.
Wednesday, January 16
The following information is from Seton Hall University: Jennifer Egan, 2011 Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist of A Visit from the Goon Squad, will be the featured author for Seton Hall University’s Poetry-In-The-Round on Wednesday, Jan. 23, at 7 p.m. in the Chancellor’s Suite in the University Center at 400 South Orange Avenue, South Orange, NJ. In addition to being awarded the Pulitzer, A Visit from the Goon Squad won the National Book Critics Circle award for fiction, was nominated for the National Book Award for Fiction and for the Pen/Faulkner award, and was short listed for the Orange Prize for Fiction. Egan is a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Fiction, and a Dorothy and Lewis B. …
Saturday, February 11, 2012
The documentary tells the inspiring story of two roommates who were burned in the Boland Hall fire on Jan. 19, 2000.
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Saturday, February 11, 2012
Seton Hall University is inviting residents to their campus on Monday, Feb. 13, at 2:30 p.m., in Jubilee Hall Auditorium for a chance to view a free screening of the documentary After The Fire. After The Fire, directed by Emmy Award winner Guido Verweyen, is about the fire that burned in the early morning of Jan. 19, 2000 in Seton Hall’s Boland Hall, killing three students and injuring dozens more. The documentary tells the inspiring story of Alvaro Llanos and Shawn Simon, roommates who were each badly burned that morning. The New York Times described the documentary as one of the most compelling documentaries in recent years. Following the documentary will be a panel discussion with Llanos, Simon, Verweyen, journalist/author Robin Gaby…
Thursday, January 26, 2012
Since being ranked No. 24, Seton Hall has lost three straight.
What happened?! That was the question being asked by Seton Hall fans following Wednesday night’s 55-42 loss to Notre Dame. The Pirates (15-5, 4-4 in Big East) lost their first home game this year and extended their losing streak to three games. This was also their third loss since cracking the Associated Press Top 25 poll on Jan. 9, their first ranking since Jan. 30, 2001. “You better have a short memory in this conference,” said Seton Hall coach Kevin Willard following the game. “If you don’t have a short memory, it makes for a long year.” Most fans will try not to remember this game, as it was the lowest point total for the Pirates since their 93-40 loss to Duke in 2005. Notre Dame (13-8, 5-3 in Big East), one of the best defensive …
Monday, December 12, 2011
NJ Sen. Robert Menendez gave a lecture at Seton Hall University's Jubliee Hall Auditorium regarding Jewish-Christian relations and racism.
United States Sen, Robert Menendez (D-NJ) visited Seton Hall University on Sunday afternoon to give a lecture in which he expressed concern about growing anti-Semitism and racism. The lecture was part of the Sister Rose Fund for Education in Jewish-Christian Studies. Speaking in front of Holocaust survivors, World War II veterans, students and faculty members, Menendez spoke of the importance of Holocaust education, interfaith dialogue and the legacy of the late Sister Rose Thering. Menendez, who was born to immigrant parents in Union City in 1954 and raised Catholic, recalled watching Sister Rose’s career from afar and credited her with inspiring much of his work as a legislator. He called Rose “a luminary, an incredible asset to the…
Friday, December 9, 2011
The senior senator from New Jersey will speak as part of the Dr. Marcia Robbins-Wilf Lecture Series.
Friday, December 9, 2011
Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) will be coming to Seton Hall University on Sunday to be the featured speaker of the Dr. Marcia Robbins-Wilf Lecture Series. The series is part of the Sister Rose Fund for Education in Jewish-Christian Studies. This will be the first lecture of the series and will be held at Jubilee Hall at 2 p.m. Senator Menendez will address The Legacy of Sister Rose. Dr. Marcia Robbins-Wilf, a trustee of the Sister Rose Thering Fund, endowed the lecture series that bears her name in 2009. Her vision for the series is to present meaningful speakers and programs that will further the work of the late Sister Rose, whose lifelong efforts built important bridges of understanding, compassion and trust between Jews and …